Duffield Parish Council

Serving the people of Duffield

The Weston Centre

Clerk : Kath Gruber
The Weston Centre, Tamworth
Street, Duffield, Belper
Derbyshire DE56 4ER

Latest News

Improvement works at Derby station: find out about changes to Duffield and Derby train journeys from 22 July

Temporary changes to train journeys will be made in and around Derby as part of improvement works to the train station in 2018.

Between 22nd July and 7th October, major works will be taking place at Derby station to improve the track layout, platform and signalling. The impact on your journey will vary depending on when and where you are travelling. Some journeys will be by replacement bus or coach.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:03 by Jackie Clements

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FREE 'extreme sports' sessions to be held at Eyes Meadow during school summer holiday

Know any skater-mad youngsters looking for something to do in the school holidays?

The Parish Council is pleased to announce that FREE drop-in sessions will be run at Eyes Meadow by Derbyshire extreme sports group Extreme Wheels, for young people aged 9 and over. The sessions will be held on Thursday evenings, 6-8pm throughout the school holidays from 26th July to 30th August.

The group bring a fantastic... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:03 by Jackie Clements

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Improvement works at Eyes Meadow

Now that work to fix the access bridge to Eyes Meadow has been completed, Duffield Parish Council has been able to begin a programme of improvement works, resurfacing the main car park and widening the road between the bridge and the pedestrian underpass to improve access to the Meadow for longer vehicles.

The Council has also begun the task of mowing the grass, following a number of weeks without access... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 11:25 by Jackie Clements

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Road closures in Duffield in July and August

The Parish Council have received notice from Derbyshire County Council of two road closures in Duffield in July and August.

The lower end of King Street will be closed between 16th and 19th July to facilitate gas works in the street.

In addition, Hazelwood Road, in the area adjacent to Richmond Drive, will be closed to facilitate new connections for Severn Trent Water. The road will be closed from the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Jun 2018 13:31 by Jackie Clements

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Duffield’s Arts Festival now in its third year

Duffield Arts Festival is set to be held in September 2018, for the third year running.

The arts festival will run from the 20th to the 23rd of September, with the scarecrow festival the week before from the 12th to the 16th of September. The festival is designed to appeal to everyone and will feature a broad range of activities including singers, theatre, workshops, painting, competitions, music and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:43 by Jackie Clements

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Community planting day at Duffield Station: Friday 27 April

The Community Rail Partnership, who work to improve stations on the Derwent Valley Line, recently obtained funding to carry out the second phase of decking and planters on the remainder of the large gravel section of Duffield Station.

Wooden decking and planters have been constructed, and a community planting day has been organised for Friday 27 April beginning at 9am. The group would welcome any assistance... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:57 by Jackie Clements

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Forthcoming road closures in and around Duffield

Derbyshire County Council have let the Parish Council know about two road closures that will affect Duffield residents.

Western Power Distribution are due to carry out work on Makeney Road alongside the Baptist church, on one side of the triangle.

This should not affect access to the road as the other side of the triangle will be open to traffic. Please take extra care when turning.

The work is scheduled... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 10:51 by Jackie Clements

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Recreation Committee meeting 21/3/18: venue change

The Recreation Committee meeting due to take place tonight (21st March 2018) will now take place at Hazelwood Road Cemetery meeting rooms, and not the Weston Centre as previously stated.
The meeting will begin at 7pm. All are welcome to attend. The Agenda can be found below.

Posted: Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:31 by Jackie Clements

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Notice of closure: Hazelwood Road, until 9th March

Derbyshire County Council has given notice that the closure of part of Hazelwood Road (section adjacent to the Pump House - see map in link below) which was subject to an emergency closure last week due to a burst water main, will continue until 9th March.

The alternative route will be via Hazelwood Road, Avenue Road, Milford Road, Derby Road, The Bridge, Hopping Hill, Chapel Street, Bridge Street,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 14:02 by Jackie Clements

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Notice of Closure: Eyes Meadow, Saturday 17th February, 9pm - 1am

Eyes Meadow will be closed on the evening of Saturday 17th February, between 9pm and 1am.

The Council apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.

For more information contact the Parish Clerk, Kath Gruber on 07595 515154.

Posted: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:46 by Jackie Clements

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